The Boston Fire Department reports a basement short circuit started a two-alarm fire on Welles Avenue early Monday that caused an estimated $300,000 in damage to a block of stores.
Firefighters responded at 1:25 a.m. to 84-88 Welles Avenue, home... Read more
A man in his 20s was fatally shot inside a Holiday Inn Express hotel room by the South Bay shopping center early Tuesday morning, police said.
Officers responded at about 4:15 am. to a fifth floor room in the 69 Boston St. building, where they... Read more
Ask Boston Fire Commissioner Joseph Finn what really keeps him up at night.
Civilian fire deaths? There hasn’t been a single one all year. More large-scale fires? They keep a wary eye, but the department is staffed to handle them as they come.... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting Jude Despage, 18, on charges he used a knife to hold up three women Thursday and that he is also suspected of robbing two more on Friday - and sexually attacking one of those.
According to police,... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 2:34 a.m. to a block of stores and offices at 756-762 Adams St.
The two-alarm fire was confined to the second floor, but it caused extensive smoke damage to the first-floor shops, the... Read more
A proposal for a medical marijuana dispensary on Clapp Street was met with some trepidation by community members at a recent meeting hosted by the John W. McCormack Civic Association and the group’s regular civic meeting.
Aidan O’Donovan and his... Read more
Only five days remain until the Sept. 26 preliminary election for Boston’s municipal offices. Voters citywide will be asked to choose one of four men on the mayoral ballot, which includes incumbent Martin J. Walsh. The top two finishers will advance to... Read more
The Fairmount Line is unique in the MBTA's commuter rail system, running almost entirely within Boston and serving a ridership that is primarily black and Latino.
Dorchester Rep. Evandro Carvalho wants the MBTA to experiment with changing... Read more